Sheriff Robert S. Walton

Sheriff Robert S. Walton

Minidoka County Sheriff's Office, Idaho

End of Watch Thursday, March 8, 1934

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Robert S. Walton

Sheriff Robert Walton was shot and killed while investigating a domestic disturbance. The suspect shot Sheriff Walton in the chest as the sheriff approached the door. The man then murdered his brother-in-law and wounded his mother. The suspect was apprehended and committed suicide in jail cell.

Sheriff Walton had been with the agency for three 3 years and was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Great Uncle Robert S. Walton, You are my name sake. You have and will always be missed in our family. I can only hope to do your name Proud.

Robert W. Walton, SFC
US Army Retired
Nov 20-2020

US Army, Grand Nephew

November 20, 2020

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